Soccer

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian…

The president of Italian soccer club Brescia says he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes

Spanish league wants mini-camp, testing before…

The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time…

Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic

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Law firm criticized by USSF asks to withdraw from…

The law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro has asked to withdraw from representing the federation in the lawsuit

Wildcat soccer program adapts during virus crisis

The Latest: Jim Edmonds says he's tested positive…

Former baseball All-Star Jim Edmonds says he tested positive for the new coronavirus and for pneumonia

Captain to chief negotiator: Chiellini works out…

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini was the team's chief negotiator in working out a salary cut to help the club during the coronavirus crisis

Exposed to betting, lowly Swedish team gets death…

An amateur soccer team in Sweden was subjected to vicious online abuse after one of its practice games received unusually large exposure on betting sites amid the coronavirus pandemic

Barcelona won't reach record revenue because of…

Barcelona was on track for a record season in revenues

FIFA sees 'duty' to help as pandemic ravages soccer finances

FIFA is looking to use its vast financial reserves to provide assistance to a football industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic wiping out games and creating unexpected economic hardship in the world's biggest sport

Nation's President Mocks Virus 'Psychosis,' Soccer Goes On

It's the "last league standing," per the Guardian , and that's no exaggeration. Like pro sports throughout much of the globe, professional soccer is virtually canceled across the EU due to the coronavirus —except for the Belarusian Premier League, which has bucked what other neighboring countries are doing and announced it...

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The Latest: NJ Devils make donation for medical…

The owners of the NHL's New Jersey Devils are making a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment to ensure the safety and proper protection of all healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic

Messi says Barcelona players taking 70% pay cut

Lionel Messi says he and his Barcelona teammates are taking a 70% cut in salaries because of the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: US Open tennis site to house…

The site of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York is going to be used for 350 temporary hospital beds and to prepare food packages during the coronavirus pandemic

Sports make political point for Belarus amid…

Longtime Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is proudly keeping soccer and hockey arenas open even though most sports around the world have shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Spanish league raises $740,000 for…

The Spanish league says more than 665,000 euros ($740,000) has been raised for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain

The Latest: Jim Edmonds has pneumonia, awaiting…

Former All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms. The 49-year-old Edmonds sent a video update on his Instagram Story saying he was back home after testing positive for pneumonia for the first time in his life but was awaiting results of tests for the coronavirus

The Latest: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus…

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their efforts to raise money for those affected by the new coronavirus

Players and musicians in Spanish festival to…

Soccer players and celebrities will take part in a global music festival organized by the Spanish league in order to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus

Barcelona donates 30,000 masks to help fight…

Barcelona has delivered 30,000 masks to the Catalonia government to help fight the coronavirus pandemic

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Australian pro soccer player tests positive for coronavirus

An A-League soccer player has become the first Australian professional footballer to test positive for the coronavirus

Fans continue to question Bayern Munich's silence…

Bayern Munich fans are still pushing for their club to take its Qatari sponsor to task for human rights abuses in the country even though the the protests have stopped amid the coronavirus outbreak

Australia seeks age limit lift for Olympic soccer tournament

Football Federation Australia wants FIFA and the IOC to increase the age limit for the Olympic men's tournament in the wake of the Tokyo Games being pushed back to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic